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More than 100 detained at Navalny memorials in Russia: Rights group

Sat, 02/17/2024 - 11:47
Flowers and candles laid to honour Putin critic were cleared away from monuments to victims of Soviet-era repression.

The trial of Kwoyelo: Fate of LRA rebel commander divides northern Uganda

Sat, 02/17/2024 - 11:42
Kwoyelo, the only LRA commander to be tried for his crimes in Uganda, has been in detention since 2009.

Which countries are still funding UNRWA amid Israel’s war on Gaza?

Sat, 02/17/2024 - 11:09
Ireland is the latest to pledge funds for the stricken UN agency, the main source of humanitarian aid to Palestine.

Is media coverage reflecting the horror in Rafah?

Sat, 02/17/2024 - 11:07
Is the horror of Rafah being downplayed or do we not have the words to describe it?

Yemen’s Houthis fire missiles at British oil tanker bound for India

Sat, 02/17/2024 - 10:23
The Iran-linked group has warned of more attacks on shipping despite sustained US, UK air strikes on Yemen.

‘They killed him’: Was Putin’s critic Navalny murdered?

Sat, 02/17/2024 - 10:21
Pro-Kremlin media have said Alexey Navalny had a blood clot. But critics say his death in jail was suspicious.

Roger Waters on Gaza, resistance and doing the right thing

Sat, 02/17/2024 - 10:00
The co-founder of the band Pink Floyd joins us for a conversation about activism, rock and resistance.

Thomas Friedman: Dehumanisation par excellence amid a genocide

Sat, 02/17/2024 - 09:58
It is hardly surprising that these days, America’s leading columnist is working hard to dehumanise the Middle East.

Ukraine troops withdraw from front-line city of Avdiivka, army chief says

Sat, 02/17/2024 - 09:30
Oleksandr Syrskii says the decision was taken to preserve soldiers' lives and prevent their encirclement.

Butter chicken battle: How the dish brought two Indian restaurants to court

Sat, 02/17/2024 - 09:16
Two Delhi restaurants, Moti Mahal and Daryaganj, have laid claim to the famous curry.

‘The tourists have gone’: Jerusalem restaurateur struggles amid Gaza war

Sat, 02/17/2024 - 08:38
Owner of East Jerusalem's hugely popular Sarwa Street Kitchen has lost 19 family members in Gaza and faces closure.

US to send weapons to Israel amid invasion threat in Gaza’s Rafah: Report

Sat, 02/17/2024 - 08:24
Planned delivery of bombs and other munitions comes as President Biden pushes for truce in Israel's war on Gaza.

Pro-Gaza feeling runs high in Lebanon, but Hamas presence is controlled

Sat, 02/17/2024 - 08:18
Hamas has gained in popularity in south Lebanon since October 7, but its reach remains limited.

Jailed former Thai PM Thaksin Shinawatra to be freed on Sunday

Sat, 02/17/2024 - 07:48
Despite being granted parole, Thaksin could face further legal troubles over charges for insulting the monarchy in 2015.

After gains against Modi, India’s Congress party slips before election

Sat, 02/17/2024 - 06:59
Within two months, India’s Congress has gone from a serious challenger to Modi to a struggling force. Can it recover?

Japan successfully launches H3 rocket after back-to-back failures

Sat, 02/17/2024 - 05:21
The H3 flagship rocket is designed to replace the H-IIA after more than two decades in service.

Old ways survive in Bali despite mass tourism, but for how long?

Sat, 02/17/2024 - 02:08
Indonesian island with its unique religion and culture is preparing for Nyepi, the day when everything shuts.

Ukraine signs French security pact after similar agreement with Germany

Fri, 02/16/2024 - 22:23
Deal with France promises $3.23bn in military aid to Ukraine, while pact with Germany secures $1.22bn support package.

Thorny question of presidential ‘age limit’ grows in US political discourse

Fri, 02/16/2024 - 22:19
US Congresswoman Porter says age limit is a conversation 'we ought to be having', in run-up to Trump/Biden rematch.

ICJ demands implementation of Gaza measures, but no new action on Rafah

Fri, 02/16/2024 - 22:09
UN court notes 'perilous' situation but rejects South African request to order urgent measure to safeguard civilians.